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I think my seven week old puppy aspirated food or water.

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Hi- I think my...

Hi- I think my seven week old puppy aspirated food or water.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?

Celia

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Celia?

No, she's healthy

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Thank you for using JustAnswer. Have you noticed any coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge or loss of appetite? Any vomiting or diarrhea?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No, she's wheezing and trying to cough it up
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I watched her while she ate and saw it happen
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
Ok, thank you for the information. The wheezing and coughing I would expect for about an hour or so, we want her to expel as much as possible. If it persists past that, I would take her in to the vet for an xray. I would start her on some Benadryl (1mg/lb) every 12 hours for 2 days to help with irritation in the throat. It should clear up completely by then. If not, I would take her in to the vet for an exam, she might need antibiotics at that point if you don't see improvement.
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